Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse

It's Playtime. Grammy and Billboard Award-winning Jazz trumpeter Irvin and Royal Sonesta New Orleans proudly present Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse. The best jazz club in New Orleans showcases New Orleans' greatest Jazz talent and serves your favorite cocktails and appetizers in a luxurious venue on the lobby level of the Royal Sonesta New Orleans. Shows begin at 8 p.m.

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Group functions are available at the Playhouse. Please email our Playhouse Manager Eileen Fernandez-Silva with your preferred date, number of attendees and any special requests! 
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Upcoming Performances at the Playhouse...


8 p.m. Germaine Bazzle & Peter Harris Trio

April 5, 19, 26, May 3

View French Quarter
Festival schedule here.
*April 10-12, 2015*


8 p.m. The Original Tuxedo Jazz Band featuring Gerald French

April 6, 13, 20, May 4
SOLD OUT April 27

Founded in 1910, the Original Tuxedos have the longest history of continuous performance in New Orleans. Gerald French carries this century old band forward playing the raucous, irresistible sounds of classic New Orleans jazz for all to enjoy.


8 p.m. 

Raddy Tat Tat & The Cats April 7

Pat Casey & The New Sound 
April 14

Eric Benny Bloom's Wicked Singing Band April 21

Davy Mooney Band ft. Jamison Ross, Barry Stephenson & Rex Gregory April 28


5 p.m. Lady Sings the Blues featuring Dana Abbott
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

8 p.m. Grammy award-winning Irvin Mayfield's NOJO Jam Session featuring the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra's All Stars with Special Guests
$15.00 Cover Charge

April 8, 15, 22, 29


5 p.m. 
Jason Butler March 26, April 2

Tribute  to Sidney Bechet ft. Aurora Nealand April 9

Joshua Starkman & Davy Mooney April 16, 23


8 p.m. 

Barry Stephenson March 26

The James Rivers Movement
April 2
, 16, 23, 30

The Leroy Jones Quintet
April 9


5 p.m. 
The Piano Professor Series ft. Joe Krown March 27, April 3, 17

8 p.m.
Leon "Kid Chocolate" Brown  March 27, April 3, 17, 24, May 1


12 Midnight 
Burlesque Ballroom ft. 
Trixie Minx and Romy Kaye March 27, April 3, 17

A modern spin on a classic 1960's Bourbon Street Burlesque Show with a rotating cast of soloists all
performing classic strip tease to live music, bringing quality Jazz & Burlesque back to its original home on Bourbon Street.


The Eric Lucero Latin Project
March 28

Shannon Powell Band
April 4

*French Quarter Festival*
April 11

Bill Summers & Jazsalsa Jazz Fest Party
April 25

Thomas Pol ft. Wessell "Warmdaddy" Anderson
May 2

Listen to Irvin's Latest New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Show